Gifts Dads Really Want But Won’t Ask For are the ones that you are in control of but really have not tapped into them. These dad gifts are wanted by all dads and are thoughtful, budget-friendly, gifting options that will make your father more satisfied than any power tool or game day ticket you would buy him (well kinda, lol!) Father’s Day gifts that dads really want are thrifty, unusually unique, and readily available without any retail stops needed and they are cool ideas dads really want but don’t tell you, so let me help you!
The gifts Dad will love are the most simple DIY that doesn’t have anything to do with you using tools, glue, or advanced crafting, to get it, instead, you will use what you know, and your whole being to make the gifts that your dad most wants but surely would never voice!
Why You Don’t Know The 3 Gifts Dads Really Want But Won’t Ask For
More often than not, simplicity rules Father’s Day, and dear old Dad would love, it if you, kept it simple, and just spent time with him.
In fact, the cool ideas Dads really want but don’t tell you about are for all dads, not just those that can be rough on the exterior, and truly a jelly donut on the interior.
If you are like most, currently you are struggling and having the hardest time figuring out what to gift your dads, but honestly, the thought we put into gifting for Dad’s Day is truly overspent.
This is going to blow you away because the ideas for gifting dads with things they really want are beyond easy to get and they are super wallet-friendly.
The Fact of the matter is you can do Dads Day with retail-free gifting when you realize what you have been missing the whole time you’ve been his child, yet it is right in front of you!
Something Happens to Guys Between Life and Kids
Well, let’s start here, most (not an all or every statement) guys don’t cry.
At least not those that I have encountered unless it’s a life-altering thing, men are rigid, and a bit more hardcore.
Now that is not to say that you won’t find a guy out there with a bit more emotion built into his DNA.
However, it seems that somewhere between early teens and early 20 somethings, someone snags out that emotional thing or those tear ducts right out of guys, and crying is shipped off to an island far, far away!
So, let’s just say emotions are often more of a pulling teeth thing than a generously provided item when it comes to encounters with a man!
Therefore, just as they are a tad less emotional, they are also not forthcoming with what they really want for a Father’s Day Gift.
So married dads, single dads, partner dads, whatever the case is, they just defy us and don’t share what they really want, but we’ve got this!
Why You’ll Love These Father’s Day Gifts That Dads Really Want
- Each of the gifts is budget-friend Father’s Day ideas and fabulous (low spend big smile)
- The Simple Dad’s Day Gifts are each unique Father’s Day gifting ideas
- Are readily available Dad gifts you’ve never considered and most don’t
- Can be given and delivered in one envelope.
What Father’s Day Gifts That Dads Really Want Is NOT
If you believe that you just have to consider who your dad is and what he likes to do for fun, then you have got this all wrong.
In fact, it doesn’t matter if he is a sports-team lovin’ guy, an athlete, a shopper, intellectual, scientist, naturalist, organic lover, reader, cigar smoker, or beer lover, it has NOTHING TO do with any of that, those are just things and not the simple Dad’s day gifts I am referring to!
Ultimate List of 3 Gifts Dads Really Want But Won’t Ask For
Often gifting dad is complex, because while Mom often ‘wish for’ things yet don’t treat themselves, Dads don’t even clue us in, because often they are less verbal always putting family before their own shares of life.
The shortest path to getting something you would love is really about verbalizing it, and yes, some dads are great communicators but you’ll still miss the ideas I am about to share!
Ladies, kids, anyone who is hooked on the GAC Channel and the Hallmark Channel, please take a reality check because it is a rare man that behaves or acts like any of those guys!
Don’t compare your dad to any of the guys on the Hallmark Channel, because those are paid actors that may or may not be like that in real life and the feel-good moments, and say the right thing all the time guys are on that channel, and nowhere else (jaded, not really but honest I am!)
Gifts Dads Really Want But Won’t Ask For …
- Putting YOUR PHONE down and looking into his eyes when he talks to you having a meaningful conversation.
- Function as a family. Drop the spats you have amongst your siblings, the grudges, and be a FAMILY.
- Your success. Dads don’t need things, they just want to see you, flourish in your friendships, lives, careers, and future families.
Other Budget-Friendly Father’s Day Ideas
- Sharing a story of how you changed a flat tire, or your own oil (because he was the one that showed you that skill)
- Stopping the everyday chaos, and just sitting down as a family to eat a meal
- A card if you are long distance
- Meaningful phone call with an I love you
- Going with him to visit his parents (if living) or when he visits the cemetery
- Wash his car with him, or wash his car because you borrow it all the time!
- sharing in old family photos to show you how similar you are to him when ‘he was a kid’
- helping him outside with some chores
- allowing him just a breather to sit undisturbed and throw back a cold one to just ‘be’ for a bit.
- hanging out around a family firepit exchanging stories
- Chilling and grilling together
- making the banana peanut butter split that he loves and sharing some with him
- to be surrounded by the ones he loves
- a bit of time to organize his workbench (with a few helping hands) (because he’s always fixing stuff for you and on the run right after!)
- letting him have DAD music during ‘hang’ time without you complaining that his music is so ‘yesterday’
But If You Are Still Looking For Simple Dad’s Day Gifts Here Are A Few GOOD Ideas
(I was provided a sample of each of the following and here is my personal opinion!)
For Dads who love cooking and grilling
Basquettes will be their bestie and you’ll be the hero for buying them!
They are unique fry baskets, that allow you to air-fry, smoke roast, dehydrate, crisp and cool without all of those fancy appliances.
Make french fries, nuggets, fish, shrimp, and veggies, and nothing falls through!
The baskets are stackable, rust-proof stainless steel, and safe for high temperatures as well as the DISHWASHER (YEAH!) and you won’t find any PFOAs or PTFEs in the material!
The legs and tops are removable, and have so many possible configurations when cooking!
Truly a universal tool for a dad that loves to cook!
For The Fix-It Dad
If your dad is always fixing stuff and has his own workshop, give him a stock of the T-REX Feriouscly Strong Tape to add to that tool kit!
WOW is what I have to say about the Tape!
Check out the DIY Project I used my T-REX tape for HERE.
The tape will help him fix practically anything you throw at it and I used mine outdoors!
For The Dad Who Buys Everything Keep It Trim
Keep dad’s pockets slim and profiled while allowing him to keep that wallet loaded!
If you have not met Andar products, you’ll want to learn more.
Andar crafts very unique, leather products that will help DAD minimize the bulk that he carries in his pocket while keeping the things he needs with him!
Known for their signature full-grain quality leather Andar crafts a wallet that will go the long mile and then some!
The Ranger Wallet By Andar
I honestly have never seen anything like this wallet or this brand and I am rocked by it!
These wallets are not only high-quality leather but highly functional and uniquely crafted!
You’ll Find All The Following With the RANGER Wallet
- a wallet that can hold up to 10 cards
- A nonbulky wallet
- RFID protected
- POCKET with elastic Pull-Tab (it lets you access your cards so fast with a pull )
- A Cash Strap
- it is 4 1/8″ L x 2 15/16″ W x 3/8″ H
Ok, so my favorite thing on this wallet is the pull tab, it’s crazy and so useful and reliable.
The Pilot by Andar Is Bad Ass Awesome Your Dad Needs It!
Now I can’t tell you enough to grab this card wallet that also holds bills, it’s so freaking cool and it is a gotta give to dad gift (can you tell I LOVE this wallet?)
You drop your cards in, touch the bottom trigger, and up they come just like this!
It’s a great wallet and it offers 2 card slots, as well as holds 1-7 cards, and fifteen bills, it’s full-grain premium leather, offers an anodized aluminum case, and is RFID protected!
Express It In Your Own Words With A Little Help
Sometimes it’s better to express what you think but let someone else write it and you fill in the space.
The LoveBook allows you to fill in what you want to say in just 3 easy steps and then it gets printed and you can wrap it up.
Better yet, as a simple DIY, I’d suggest adding your own photos throughout the book on the blank opposing pages.
Any of these ideas are great if you really are just stumped as to what to gift dad for Father’s Day!
Great Gifts Dads Really Want Is Not About Complicated Stuff
Most dads won’t ask for things, because they want the world for you (again, I won’t say all dads, because that is not a true or fair statement and I dare not hit those borders).
For most, a dad’s life is about giving, helping, and fulfilling your life so it can be better than theirs!
It’s not about the bbq tools, lawn, and power tools, nor is it about the fanciest rims, cool watches, etc. that’s all stuff that they love, but it comes AFTER your needs that they prod you towards, but never really say!
But there are things, that many dads want, and it’s so far beyond tangible items, that they are often overlooked.
Simple, wholesome, and fulfilling create the gift ideas dads really want and won’t ask for but you can easily fulfill them at no cost.
Heartfelt, loving, and basically an ROI on your investment to your relationship with your dad.
Happy Father’s Day. ~ Dana XO